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Uber's New Feature Allows Riders to Keep a Low-Profile When Reporting Drivers

Posted by: Felicia Dodge in Rideshare Knowledge 9 months, 1 week ago

Uber Safety

Towards the end of February, Uber released a new feature, which allows drivers to report small scale incidents, which don’t qualify as emergencies. The release comes after the company’s first safety report, which had some alarming results. Riders and drivers were experiencing similar rates of attacks during rides. 

In 2018, Uber included a panic button within the app, which directly calls 911 so the rider and driver can have help as quickly as possible. Not every incident requires the police, so Uber has just released a new way for riders to let the company know, without leaving the app, about ...

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NYC Staycation: Coronavirus Cancel Your Vacation? Explore Your Backyard!

Posted by: Felicia Dodge in Travel/Wanderlust 10 months, 1 week ago

NYC Staycation 2020

The Coronavirus has been messing with a lot of people’s vacation plans. If you’re a native New Yorker and are looking to change your vacation plans to a staycation, try some of the following tips!

Flower District Explore the historic and century old flower district in Chelsea on 28th Street. It’s the perfect place to grab a posey and a selfie! You can drop by The Moxy Chelsea and see the Putnam & Putnam retail shop in the lobby - they did Gwenyth Paltrow’s wedding. 

Ladurée Enjoy a chocolat chaud and a fresh croissant at this iconic Parisian café in ...

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Where Has Been Affected By Coronavirus

Posted by: Felicia Dodge in Travel/Wanderlust 10 months, 2 weeks ago

Where is CoronaVirus

Coronavirus has spread rapidly throughout the world causing international alarm as countries continue to see a rise in confirmed cases. A global health emergency has been declared by the World Health Organization. Disruptions in the way daily life carries on may be unavoidable warns the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States.

The outbreak of Coronavirus started in China’s Wuhan province, and China has seen the most confirmed cases so far. China and Iran are experiencing widespread sustained transmission of Coronavirus. There have been travel restrictions within the countries, and there are travel restrictions for citizens of ...

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Why Tipping in Cash is Best

Posted by: Felicia Dodge in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 11 months ago

The world has come to rely on credit cards. Even credit cards are beginning to be less necessary through the advent of Venmo, Google Pay, and similar technologies. Cash is far less common in people’s wallets than it was thirty years ago or even ten. It lacks the safety features credit cards do, so why is it still the best way to tip?

Companies tipping policies can vary as drastically as fall weather. When you leave a tip on a credit card, it can affect how the person you’re tipping receives it. Tips left on credit cards are taxed. Some ...

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Is Ola Taking Over the RideShare Industry?

Posted by: Felicia Dodge in Rideshare Knowledge 11 months, 1 week ago

If you haven’t heard of Ola yet, just give it a little time. Uber and Lyft still dominate the rideshare industry, but Ola is on the rise. 

Ola Cabs is better known as Ola. They are a ridesharing company based out of Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Though they are based in India, they have an ever growing international presence with drivers in the U.K., New Zealand, and Australia, covering over 250 cities, for now, with more than one and a half million drivers internationally. In less than ten years, Ola has grown from a small online cab aggregator in Mumbai to ...

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